Gemilang International to deliver 140 electric school buses to California

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Gemilang International Limited (GML) will deliver 140 units of fully-electric school buses to California in 2022. Based in Johor, Malaysia, GML has designed and manufactured coaches and assembled buses for more than 30 years.

SAE International publishes new J2954 wireless charging standard

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SAE International has published the first global standard that specifies, in a single document, both the electric vehicle and supply equipment (EVSE) ground-system requirements for wireless charging of electric vehicles (EV).

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Jeep ending sales of internal combustion engine only models in France

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The Jeep is ending the sale in France of non-electrified internal combustion engines (ICE) on all the Renegade and Compass ranges; the Wrangler and the Grand Cherokee being already only available in 4xe plug-in hybrid versions.

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Report: Hyundai stops developing internal combustion engines

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Hyundai Motor Group is winding down development of internal combustion engines, The Korea Economic Daily reported last week.

International collaboration develops progressive vision for urban production at the BMW Group; OMA and 3XN

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Urban Production is an international architecture competition organized by the BMW Group in close cooperation with the City of Munich. The aim is to realize outstanding, future-ready production in the urban setting of the company’s home plant in Munich.

Cummins begins testing of hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine

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Cummins has begun testing a hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine. The proof-of-concept test is building on Cummins’ existing technology leadership in gaseous-fuel applications and powertrains. Cummins is thrilled about the potential of the hydrogen engine to reduce emissions and provide power and performance for customers.

Carbon Recycling International and Johnson Matthey collaborate on sustainable methanol

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Carbon Recycling International (CRI) and Johnson Matthey (JM) have agreed on a long-term exclusive catalyst supply agreement for the use of JM’s KATALCO methanol catalysts in CRI’s Emissions-To-Liquids (ETL) CO 2 -to-methanol plants.

Mercedes-Benz receives world’s first internationally valid system approval for Level 3 conditionally automated driving

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157 - Automated Lane Keeping Systems (ALKS)), thus paving the way for offering such a system internationally, provided that national legislation allows it.

Honda tests next-generation INDYCAR internal combustion engine; full hybrid unit in 2024

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Honda gave the 2.4-liter internal combustion component of the next-generation (4 th ) NTT INDYCAR SERIES hybrid power unit its on-track debut at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Yamaha Motor supplying electric motors for Subaru Tecnica International; to be mounted on STI E-RA EV

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Yamaha Motor will supply Subaru Tecnica International Inc. STI) with hyper-EV electric motor units ( earlier post ) for the STI E-RA EV the company is developing for future motorsport.

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UCR researchers find commercial fast-charging damages EV batteries, propose new internal-resistance-based technique

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Herein, industry based along with our proposed internal resistance (IR) based fast charging techniques were performed on commercial Panasonic NCR 18650B cylindrical batteries. High internal resistance can cause problems during charging.

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SAE International and ISO collaborate to update and refine SAE Levels of Driving Automation; SAE J3016

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Our collaborative partnership with ISO allowed us to expand and refine the Recommended Practice to better equip international customers with clear, concise and consistent language and definitions.

International automotive researchers emphasize the importance of continued development of the internal combustion engine

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Thirty-seven globally prominent scientists representing the International Journal of Engine Research have published an open-access editorial addressing the future of the Internal Combustion Engine, and stressing the importance for continued development of more efficient and even lower-emitting technologies. IJER editorial: “The future of the internal combustion engine.” International Journal of Engine Research.

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International team develops strategy for higher-loading single atom catalysts

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Canadian company AK Motor International introduces new EV brand: Maple Majestic

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Canada-based AK Motor International Corporation, an automotive intellectual property management company, is launching a new electric vehicle brand: Maple Majestic.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport adds two BYD electric buses

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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has aded two BYD battery-electric buses.

First international safety standard for Level 4 automated driving systems has been published

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An international group of experts led by WMG, University of Warwick working together as a part of an ISO technical committee, has published the first international (ISO) safety standard for Level 4 automated driving systems, taking them a step further towards being more widely available. Growth in this area has been hampered by a lack of international standards that define minimum performance and safety requirements to be met.

EIA: US ammonia prices rise in response to higher international natural gas prices; up by a factor of 6 in two years

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US ammonia prices closely follow international ammonia prices because approximately 14% of total US ammonia consumption is met by imports.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and Argo AI launch international trials of autonomous driving with ID. BUZZ

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The first self-driving prototypes based on the future Volkswagen ID. BUZZ production electric vehicle will begin testing in Munich, Germany, this summer.

Deutsche Post DHL Group sells StreetScooter production rights to international consortium ODIN Automotive S.à.r.l.

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Deutsche Post DHL Group is selling the rights and know-how for the production of its StreetScooter electric vehicles to the international consortium ODIN Automotive S.à.r.l.

Report: Globally, internal combustion car sales have already peaked

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Global sales of internal-combustion cars have already peaked, while electric cars are on their way to attaining two thirds of the global car market by 2040, according to a new Bloomberg report.

International bioenergy research team sequences miscanthus genome

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An international research team has sequenced the full genome of an ornamental variety of miscanthus, a wild perennial grass emerging as a prime candidate for sustainable bioenergy crops.

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International Lithium Association (ILiA) commissions TDi Sustainability to examine ESG and standards in the lithium industry

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The International Lithium Association ( ILiA ), the not-for-profit industry association representing the global lithium value chain, announced a wide-ranging agreement with TDi Sustainability to explore standards and environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in the lithium industry. It has worked with many leading international organizations, mineral producers and civil society since it was established in 2012.

NetJets and FlightSafety International to partner with eVTOL company Lilium; right to purchase up to 150 Lilium Jets

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As part of the arrangement, Lilium would also partner with FlightSafety International Inc. NetJets Inc.,

Westport Fuel Systems unveils H2 HPDI fuel system for internal combustion engines for heavy-duty truck applications

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The H 2 HPDI fuel system offers a cost-effective solution with a zero-carbon system, that delivers, tank to tailpipe, up to 98% reduction over diesel, and allows manufacturers to leverage their investment in vehicle drivetrain design, supply chain and manufacturing by continuing to plan around low-carbon hydrogen internal combustion engines. Westport Fuel Systems revealed its H 2 HPDI fuel system in a demonstrator truck.

Hydro exploring hydrogen opportunities for internal demand and external market

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Hydro is exploring the potential for developing and operating hydrogen facilities to meet large internal demand as well as serving an external market, leveraging the company’s industrial and renewable power expertise. Hydro has unique capabilities that set us apart from other industrial players due to our own renewable power positions and competence, and large internal demand for gas that can be replaced by green hydrogen solutions.

Neste testing renewable gasoline in Sweden for possible commercialization internationally

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Although the proportion of electric cars is increasing rapidly, the EU forecasts that 60% of the European vehicle fleet in 2030 will still consist of cars with internal combustion engines. Neste, the world’s leading producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), is beginning the final phase of testing of a renewable gasoline for drop-in commercial use in the existing fleet.

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SpaceX Dragon departs International Space Station to return to Earth

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SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule C209 has undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) and is now on track to reenter Earth’s atmosphere and splash down in the Gulf of Mexico as early as Monday, January 24th.

SAE International releases updates for two major EV charging documents

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SAE International announced revisions to SAE J3072 Standard: Interconnection Requirements for Onboard, Utility-Interactive Inverter Systems and SAE J2847/3 Recommended Practice: Communication for Plug-in Vehicles as a Distributed Energy Source. The updated electrical vehicle charging documents will play a major role in advancing automotive requirements for Distributed Energy Resources (DER) projects. SAE J3072 Standard.

Volta commercial electric trucks made no design allowance for internal combustion

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Sweden-based Volta Trucks on Tuesday unveiled the latest in a series of electric commercial trucks designed with no allowance for internal combustion engines.

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BorgWarner to acquire Remy International

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BorgWarner has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Remy International, Inc., a global market leading producer of rotating electrical components. With key technologies and operations in ten countries on five different continents, Remy is strongly positioned to benefit from global growth. As of December 31, 2014 the company employed 6,600 people and, for the fiscal year, it generated sales of $1.2 billion.

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Tula Technology presents findings on its Dynamic Motor Drive at the 42nd International Vienna Motor Symposium

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Tula Technology, Inc.,

Electric vehicle spotlight (EVS): Magna International

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Magna International has over 60 years of experience manufacturing auto parts. more… The post Electric vehicle spotlight (EVS): Magna International appeared first on Electrek. This week’s EV spotlight is on an automotive manufacturer that is by no means up and coming.

SAKOR introduces dynamometer line for testing electric motor efficiency to meet international environmental standards

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SAKOR Technologies Inc.,

SpaceX launches first all-private astronaut crew to the International Space Station

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The Axiom-1 mission has successfully launched from LC-39A, now well on its way to the International Space Station! The post SpaceX launches first all-private astronaut crew to the International Space Station appeared first on TESLARATI.

LBNL, Nissan researchers explore ethanol internal reforming in SOFCs for vehicle applications

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Researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) and Nissan Research Center report on their investigation of the internal reforming of ethanol fuel on high-performance metal-supported solid-oxide fuel cells (MS-SOFCs) with infiltrated catalysts in a paper in the Journal of Power Sources.

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CSIRO to lead $5M international engagement program to boost hydrogen capabilities

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A new $5-million program to be led by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, is intended to strengthen development of Australia’s hydrogen industry by supporting research, development and demonstration (RD&D) collaborations with international research organisations. The two-year Hydrogen RD&D International Collaboration Program is a key element in CSIRO’s recently-launched Hydrogen Industry Mission.

Baker Hughes acquires exclusive license from SRI International for mixed salt process technology for carbon capture

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Baker Hughes has entered into a global exclusive licensing agreement with SRI International to use SRI’s innovative Mixed-Salt Process (MSP) for CO 2 capture. —Manish Kothari, president of SRI International.

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SpaceX Dragon delivers solar arrays to the International Space Station

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An uncrewed SpaceX Dragon CRS-22 cargo ship launched on a Falcon 9 rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on June 3 and arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) two days later.

International Lithium Association (ILiA) established to be the voice of the global lithium industry

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) has estimated that the growth in EVs could see lithium demand increase by more than 40 times by the year 2030. Against this background of exceptional growth, the International Lithium Association (ILiA) has been formed to provide a central, global voice for the lithium producers and their stakeholders, and to promote a sustainable and a responsible future for the lithium value chain.

EVS35 – International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition

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The post EVS35 – International Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition appeared first on Driivz. Events EV charging management EV charging platform EV Charging

Retriev Technologies and HOBI International collaborate on collection of EV batteries for recycling

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HOBI International Inc. As more states adopt measures similar to California, which has implemented a ban on internal combustion engines sold in the state starting in 2030, the EV market will grow exponentially in the coming years. HOBI International, Inc., HOBI) and Retriev Technologies have entered into a collaborative partnership for the purpose of collecting and recycling large format electric vehicle (EV) batteries throughout North America.

Switzerland bans large events due to coronavirus; Geneva International Motor Show cancelled three days before opening

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The Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS), which was scheduled to open in three days and run until 15 March, has been cancelled due to the Swiss government’s response to the coronavirus.

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